Reality TV

Guntucky Is Back With A Bang

If you like firearms and fireballs, you’ll love Kentucky’s Knobb Creek Gun Range, where according to mohawk-coiffed Steven Sumner, “We shoot guns, we blow stuff up, and we like it.” The colorful Sumner family returns to CMT for a second season of Guntucky (Saturdays 9pmET/PT) with eight, gun-shooting episodes. Each week, customers from around the world visit Knobb Creek to try out, pawn and purchase a broad range of legal firearms. And they blow up random stuff! Each episode is filled with slow-mo gunfire and explosions as well as touching and poignant moments where the Sumners make their customers’ gun-filled […]

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Awards Shows

CMT Artists of the Year 2013: Who are country music’s top performers?

CMT Artists of the Year 2013: The fourth annual CMT Artists of the Year special celebrates the best superstars in country music from 2013 in this 90-minute special from Nashville. The fourth annual CMT Artists of the Year special celebrates the best superstars in country music from 2013 in this 90-minute special from Nashville, airing on CMT Tuesday, Dec. 3, at 8pm ET. Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Florida Georgia Line (pictured), Hunter Hayes and Tim McGraw are the honorees gathering for an evening of performances and surprise guests. Comedian Ron White hosts. Viewers can join in the conversation on Twitter […]

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“Bounty Hunters” is CMT’s most CMT show ever

Jeff Foxworthy, Bill Engvall and Larry the Cable Guy lend their voices as two-bit bounty hunters tracking down fugitives in CMT’s first animated comedy series Bounty Hunters. See the first episode online below before it premieres on CMT: Jeff Foxworthy, Bill Engvall and Larry the Cable Guy lend their voices to CMT’s first animated comedy series, Bounty Hunters, premiering Saturday, July 13, at 10pm ET/PT. The trio stars as two-bit bounty hunters tracking down fugitives while trying to please a tough-as-nails bondswoman (voiced by Lisa Lampanelli) and dealing with odd friends, family members and local rednecks. Guest voices in the […]

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MTV, VH1 and CMT to devote themselves to music again (for one day, at least)

For all of you mostly old-timers who gripe about how “MTV just doesn’t play music anymore!” (and I know who you are, because I’ve often been one of you), you may be glad to hear the news that MTV, VH1 and CMT are declaring July 4, 2013, to be their Music Independence Day. From 6am-6pm ET/PT on July 4, all three networks will dedicate themselves exclusively to music, providing what they call the “ultimate party playlist” covering all genres, exposing new artists, celebrating superstars and offering a chance to directly support those who work hard to create music. On Music […]

Awards Shows

CMT Awards 2013 winners, photos, re-air dates

The 2013 CMT Music Awards were held Wednesday at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena, and the night’s big winners included country music power couple Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton, and breakout stars Florida Georgia Line. Here is the complete list of winners: VIDEO OF THE YEAR: Carrie Underwood – “Blown Away” MALE VIDEO OF THE YEAR: Blake Shelton – “Sure Be Cool If You Did” FEMALE VIDEO OF THE YEAR: Miranda Lambert – “Mama’s Broken Heart” GROUP VIDEO OF THE YEAR: Lady Antebellum – “Downtown” DUO VIDEO OF THE YEAR: Florida Georgia Line – “Cruise” BREAKTHROUGH VIDEO OF THE YEAR: Florida Georgia Line […]

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CMT’s Redneck Island Season 3 debuts on a special night

CMT is premiering Redneck Island Season 3 on a special night — Wednesday, June 5, at 10:30pm ET/PT, immediately following the 2013 CMT Music Awards. Redneck Island will begin airing in its regularly scheduled time slot with its second episode, on Saturday, June 8, at 9pm ET/PT. A CMT release assures us that Redneck Island Season 3 will be “redder than ever,” with host Steve Austin again guiding a group of 15 self-proclaimed rednecks through grueling, and usually humorous, mental and physical challenges for a chance at $100,000. It might be hard to argue with that “redder than ever” claim […]

Reality TV

Dog and Beth On The Hunt “fan edition” marathon airs May 26 on CMT

CMT has announced that it will air a five-hour marathon of interactive, “fan-edition” episodes of Dog and Beth On the Hunt May 26 from 5-10pm ET/PT. Enhanced with facts about the show, viewer comments culled from social media outlets and commentary from series stars Dog, Beth and Leland Chapman, the specially created episodes are designed to reward viewers who have made Dog and Beth On The Hunt the network’s top-rated series, with an average weekly audience of over 1 million total viewers, more than 260,000 Facebook “likes” and a faithful Twitter fan base. The network also offers a companion Facebook app called “The Dog Pack,” […]

Reality TV

Dog and Beth On The Hunt recap: Big Trouble in Little Clovis

This week on Dog & Beth: On The Hunt, Dog, Beth and Leland steer the mobile command center to gritty Clovis, New Mexico, near the Texas border, to come to the aid of Hank Bayless. Hank has been in the bail bonds industry for 30 years as the proprietor of Hank’s Bail Bonds. His daughter Rebeccah and granddaughter Ruby also write bonds, along with newbie Dawn. Bounty hunters Oscar and Will provide the muscle of the operation. Hank is ready to retire, but he has a guy or two he wants to capture before he turns the business over to […]

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Dog and Beth Chapman address family troubles in upcoming CMT special

A week before their new CMT series Dog and Beth: On the Hunt premieres on CMT, Duane “Dog” Chapman and his wife Beth will address the issue that has weighed heaviest on their fans’ minds: What has happened with the Chapman clan since the family publicly imploded as Dog the Bounty Hunter headed toward its unexpected series finale. Dog and Beth: The Preview Special premieres Sunday, April 14 at 8pm ET/PT on CMT and will re-air throughout the week leading up to their new bounty-hunting bonanza. Fans can also stream the special online at According to the network’s press release, Dog and […]

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Channel Guide interviews Dog, Beth and Leland Chapman of CMT’s Dog and Beth On the Hunt!

On their new series, Dog and Beth: On the Hunt — which premieres April 21 on CMT — Dog, Beth and Leland Chapman help other bond agencies master the business of hunting bad guys on the loose. But that doesn’t mean they’ve lost their mantra of mercy and their belief in the use of non-lethal weapons. • RELATED: Dog and Beth Chapman to address family issues in April 14 CMT special The Chapmans say the premise for the new show was based on the realization that their popular A&E series, Dog the Bounty Hunter, led to a boom in new […]